Top 8 Wettest Place in India

After the months of increasing summer heat, rain gives the best gift to nature, Arabian sea branch of southwest monsoon hits India on 1 June near the malabar coast of Kerala. Another branch of southwest monsoon the Bay of Bengal branch moves from cape comorin to Orissa then northeast towards the Great Himalayas. By the july month whole India experiences the monsoon on average, south India receives more rainfall as compare to other part. Mawsynram and Cherrapunji on Khasi hills are the wettest places in the world,with an annual rainfall of 11872 millimeters. All place in India looks beautiful during the monsoon season, some of the must visit places during the monsoon are Andaman Nicobar Islands, Dharamsala, Araku Valley,Gangtok, Konkan and naturally blessed hill stations.

Top 5 Indian Places With Highest Annual Rainfall

Mawsynram-Cherrapunji

The wettest place on Earth, Mawsynram is a small village in the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya state. The beautiful land of abundant natural beauty is one of the best tourist attraction near Shillong. The scenic village is located about 10 km from another wettest place in India Cherrapunji. The place has Mawjymbuin natural caves with a massive stalagmite shaped like a Shivalinga, The rolling green mountains offer sparking waterfalls like nohkalikai falls and sweet falls one of the most beautiful waterfalls.

The second wettest place on earth after Mawsynram is located near to the same. It was used to the wettest place on earth but now Mawsynram holds the record.

Agumbe

The Malgudi village, Agumbe is located in the Shimoga district of Karnataka, a part of Malnad and Sharavathi valley in Western Ghats. The beautiful hill station receives second maximum rainfall in India and wettest place in Karnataka. The most scenic places is surrounded by dense forests, lush green trees, streams and small ghats. Attraction of agumbe are spectacular sunset,unique flora and fauna and Kunchikal Falls the highest waterfall in India. The treasure of natural beauty also host the Giant snake King Cobra, endangered lion-tailed macaque, Indian Gaur and large Atlas moth.

Chinnakallar

The third wettest place in India is located in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. The hill area is full of greenish dense forest with tall majestic trees and bamboo. The Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary is a reservoir of tranquil greenery ensconced in a valley between the Anaimalai Hills range and Nelliampathy ranges. The virgin valley offers untouched nature and peninsular flora and fauna with many species of Mammals, amphibians, birds and reptiles. There is a astonishing waterfall in Chinnakallar which sounds like a roaring lion.

Neriamangalam

Neriamangalam is one of the most beautiful village in kerala, located in the district of Ernakulam. Neriamangalam receive highest rainfall in Land of God, It is gate way to one of the most visited hill station in India Munnar. Neriamangalam lies on the bank of Periyar river, also host Neriamangalam bridge the first arch bridge in south India. The picturesque spot is bless with beautiful natural scenery, magnificent cheeyappara waterfall and a wide range of animals with rare species of birds.

Amboli

The unexplored and tranquil hill station lies in the sahayadri hills of Western ghats in Maharashtra. The popular hill station is surrounded by thick forests,numerous waterfalls and steep valleys, receives incredibly high rainfalls of 750 CM. Amboli is the sources of the holy river Krishna, The Ganges of south India, It also have ancient Shiva temples at the caves. The unexplored wildlife offers variety of fairly unique flora and fauna.

Sitarganj

Sitarganj is a beautiful small town, located in Nainital in Uttarakhand state of India. Most parts of the Uttarakhand state received heavy rains with sitarganj receives a maximum rainfall of 193mm follwed by Haldwani “The Gateway of Kumaon”. Sitarganj is closer to Nanak Matta gurudwara temple which is a famous shrine and big nanak sagar dam.

Chandbali

Chandbali is situated in the coastal district of Bhadrak in the tribal state of India, Orissa. It gets the maximum rainfall of 120 mm in the state followed by Keonjhar. Heavy to very heavy rainfall occurs mostly at northwest area in Orissa, The area is surrounded by thick rain forests with astonishing waterfalls and wild animals.

Buxa

The hilly area is located at Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal on Buxa hills. Buxa Tiger reserve is the national park of west Bengal, having an annual rainfall exceeding 5000mm. The rain forests, densely wooded and grasslands of buxa national park is home to some of West Bengal’s most varied flora and fauna. There are plenty of Leopard, Malayan Giant Squirrels, Mangooses, Asian Elephant, Indian Gaur and species of antelopes.

 

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Anila Arshad
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India is a beautiful country,i like your post and know much more about india, i like Great Himalayas,Amboli,Buxa,Neriamangalam:good job 🙂

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Hello, i want write something liking this but didnt have time, may i repost this Top 8 Wettest Place in India | WalkThroughIndia

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tejas

This is awesome post…

Great collection.

Michael Stone
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Michael Stone

Truly,
This information helps a lot of travelers who are willing to walk the road less taken…

jaydeep
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great collections

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Good Answer

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I knew the Sahyadris had heavy rains but hadn’t heard of Amboli before :O
Next vacation to Amboli..!!

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Hi

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Hi I would like to get in touch with the admin. Hope it is fine to publish this re-post on my website. Please confirm.

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Firas Rafeek

Can anyone tell me the places in India where water is scarce